2013 Microsoft Imagine Cup U.S. Finalists Announced

The world’s coolest student technology competition just announced who is making it to the next round! Microsoft just unveiled the 10 teams who will compete in the 11th annual Imagine Cup U.S. Finals Demo Day on May 13 in Silicon Valley. Each of the top teams will pitch their business to investors, as well as…

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2013 Microsoft Imagine Cup: All Dreams Welcome

Since 2002, Microsoft’s Imagine Cup has served as the springboard for innovative ideas in technology. The Imagine Cup has engaged thousands of U.S. college and high school students to generate and nurture their entrepreneurship and technology prowess. Recent competitions have focused on technology ideas that help solve the world’s toughest problems. Now in the event’s 11th year,…

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The results are in!

Twenty-two teams traveled across the country to Microsoft’s Redmond campus to compete in the final round of competition in Microsoft’s U.S. Imagine Cup this past weekend. Each team showcased their software and game designs to solve the world’s toughest issues, such as combating disease, improving education, ensuring environmental sustainabilityand reducing child mortality. Having more than 113,000 students…

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Changing the world, one project at a time

Today is the day! Students from across the nation have descended upon Redmond, Wash., for the U.S. finals of Microsoft’s 2012 Imagine Cup competition, the world’s premier student technology competition. This year, more than 100,000 U.S. students registered for the competition and the top teams chosen will compete in the Worldwide Finals in Sydney, Australia…

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WPC Day 1 Keynote - LIVE FEED

**** This concludes our live blogging for today’s keynote – thanks for following!  Check back in throughout the week for more WPC news! UPDATED 11:06 am -2011 Microsoft Worldwide Partner Award winners being brought on stage with Steve Ballmer and Jon Roskill – Congratulations to all the winners! UPDATED 11:02 am – Steve hopes attendees…

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Passion and Purpose: Team Syntax Errors Head to Imagine Cup Worldwide Finals

People doubted them, said it couldn’t be done. But when Santiago Canyon College students Gary Kelley, Jr., Hayden Donze, Dale Laizure, and Bill Vetter decided to enter the Microsoft Imagine Cup student technology competition – they committed themselves to the project whole-heartedly.  Starting today, the Southern California community college team, Syntax Errors, will be representing…

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Southern California Students Team for Second Place Finish in Imagine Cup 2011

Imagine how you would change the world, if you were able to work with a brilliant team of colleagues and the latest technology.  You might help the blind to read, improve the survivability of cancer patients, help women in underdeveloped communities receive proper pre-natal care, or-as a team of Southern California students have done-create a…

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Southern California Imagine Cup Teams Are Inspiring For All

Guest post by Tyler Bryson, general manager Southwest District  This year’s Imagine Cup student technology competition is heating up! More than 70,000 students in the U.S. created innovative, tech-based solutions to solve global problems while learning valuable skills to prepare them as future IT leaders. We have such tremendously talented young competitors located right here…

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Microsoft Announces U.S. Finalists for Imagine Cup 2011

  Below is a guest post by Mark Hindsbo, vice president, U.S. Developer and Platform Evangelism, Microsoft, who discusses the finalists for Imagine Cup 2011. Be sure to vote for your favorite team in the U.S. People’s Choice Awards from now through April 9 and check out the local talent from right here in Southern…

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Kodu Cup Challenges Children to Create Video Games

Could video games be a learning experience for kids? You bet, especially if they are creating their own games! Today, Microsoft announced the launch of Microsoft Kodu Cup 2011 competition, inviting U.S. students ages 9 to 17 to design, build and submit their own video games. Kids can enter the competition and participate in the chance…

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